Doctor Russel Dohner
2:59 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Rushville Doctor to Lead Twilight Parade

Doctor Russell Dohner seeing a patient for $5, only 3 dollars more than his price in 1955.

Each year The Twilight Parade kicks off the Illinois State fair. This year the parade’s  Grand Marshal is Doctor Russell Dohner from Rushville.

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Minority Health Month
6:28 pm
Sat April 6, 2013

Working to Ensure Health Equity

Byron Oden-Shabazz
Credit Rich Egger

Activists believe there continue to be healthcare disparities that impact racial and ethnic minorities.

But Byron Oden-Shabazz, intern for the Western Illinois University Center for the Studies of Masculinities and Men’s Development, said studies have shown two-thirds of Americans are unaware of the disparities.

“If we are going to have a healthy healthcare system, we (must) learn how to treat all people,” said Oden-Shabazz.

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Byron Oden Shabazz
2:30 pm
Mon April 9, 2012

Minority Health Month

Byron Oden Shabazz

From guest commentator Byron Oden Shabazz:

As the US Supreme Court deals with President Obama's health care plan, here in western Illinois we are celebrating Minority Health Month as a reminder of our community's -- and the nation's -- commitment to educate all people about the need for comprehensive health care.

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